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NPR Story
5:19 pm
Sun May 17, 2015

Rental Rules In California Raise Questions About Who's Using Airbnb

Supporters of Airbnb hold a rally outside City Hall, in New York. Cities throughout the country have been cracking down on the vacation rental site, prompting protests like these across the country.
Bebeto Matthews AP

Originally published on Tue May 19, 2015 7:43 pm

Eighty-year-old Arlene Rosenblatt rents out her quaint converted duplex in Santa Monica, Calif., whenever she and her husband leave town to visit their seven grandchildren. She charges anywhere from $115 to $220 a night for her home, listing it on Airbnb and other sites.

But over the past few weeks, Rosenblatt's time has been filled with protests instead of family visits: she is one of dozens of Santa Monica residents fighting new city rules for short-term rentals.

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World
5:19 pm
Sun May 17, 2015

Wiretapping Scandal In Macedonia Unleashes A Political Backlash

Originally published on Sun May 17, 2015 8:56 pm

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U.S.
5:19 pm
Sun May 17, 2015

Helping Postal Workers Fend Off An Age-Old Problem: Dog Bites

Allen Burnsworth, owner of Sit Means Sit Dog Training in Los Angeles, demonstrates how to fight off a dog attack with Flash, a trained 2-year-old Belgian Malinois.
Allie Ferguson NPR

Originally published on Mon May 18, 2015 9:58 am

This week, the U.S. Postal Service released its rankings for dog attacks on postal workers in 2014, and Los Angeles was No. 1 on the list. Seventy-four letter carriers in the LA area were attacked last year.

"Dog bites mailman" may be a cliche, but if you've ever been attacked by a dog, you know there's nothing funny about it.

Horace Lewis knows about that, too.

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Afghanistan
6:14 pm
Sat May 16, 2015

New Fears Among Afghanistan's Minority Hazara Community

Originally published on Sat May 16, 2015 7:16 pm

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U.S.
6:14 pm
Sat May 16, 2015

An Underground Community Of Hash Oil 'Craftsmen'

Originally published on Mon May 18, 2015 10:56 am

NPR's Arun Rath speaks with Mike Sager, who wrote for California Sunday Magazine about the makers of a marijuana concentrate called "hash oil." While using hash oil is legal in some states, making it is not.

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Race
6:14 pm
Sat May 16, 2015

Asian-Americans Face Challenges In Reaching Tech Leadership Roles

Originally published on Sat May 16, 2015 7:16 pm

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Why would anyone go on a reality game show?

(SOUNDBITE OF TV SHOW, "SURVIVOR: COOK ISLANDS")

JEFFREY PROBST: You must send one person to Exile Island immediately and take the rest of their money for yourself.

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Around the Nation
6:23 pm
Fri May 15, 2015

Amtrak Engineer Said Train May Have Been Struck Before Derailment

Originally published on Fri May 15, 2015 6:58 pm

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Around the Nation
6:20 pm
Fri May 15, 2015

Group Makes Character Key Part Of Reducing Baltimore Unemployment

Graduates of a training program pose for a portrait after a completion ceremony at the Center for Urban Families.
Courtesy of the Center for Urban Families

Originally published on Sun May 17, 2015 3:01 pm

In a West Baltimore classroom, three dozen adults — all African-American, mostly men — are in their first week of "pre-employment training."

"Show me Monday, what does Monday look like," asks the instructor. They all raise one hand high above their head.

"That's where the energy should be every day," she says. "Stay alert!" The class responds in unison: "Stay alive."

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Health
6:20 pm
Fri May 15, 2015

Baltimore Health Commissioner: 'Public Health Is Tied To Everything'

Originally published on Fri May 15, 2015 6:58 pm

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Law
4:31 pm
Fri May 15, 2015

Jury Sentences Boston Marathon Bomber Dzhokhar Tsarnaev To Death

Originally published on Fri May 15, 2015 6:58 pm

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